Guest students (or free movers) are enrolled at universities which do not have exchange agreements with the University of Copenhagen.
As a guest student you are required to pay tuition fees for the courses you take at the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences.
Courses offered by the faculty are held during the day, and you will attend classes along with students studying full-time bachelor’s or master’s programmes.
If you wish to take one or two full semesters (30 ECTS per semester) at the University of Copenhagen, you must apply for admission through the university's central international office.
You can apply for single courses at the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, if you have a Danish residence permit.
If you do not already have a Danish residence permit, you can only apply to the University of Copenhagen as a full time student.
You may apply for admission to selected bachelor’s and master’s courses at the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences.
You may apply for admission in courses as long as you meet the admission requirements. Meeting the requirements does not a guarantee admission which is also dependent on availability.
You cannot apply for courses offered under the following programmes:
Please note that you may only take up to 90 ECTS bachelor’s courses and 60 ECTS master’s courses as single subjects.
You cannot enrol in a bachelor’s project or master’s thesis because you are not allowed to earn a bachelor’s or master’s degree as a guest student.
The application deadlines for single courses are as follows:
|Autumn semester (both block 1 and 2)||1 June|
|Spring semester (both block 3 and 4)||1 December|
|Summer courses (block 5)||1 April|
It is not possible to apply passed the deadline.
Please use the online application forms below to apply. You must upload all relevant documents in connection with your application.
You may expect an answer to your application about a month after the application deadline, after which we will send an invoice to the address you indicated in the application. Please note that you are not enrolled in the course until the course fee has been paid.
You must pay tuition fees in order to enroll in single courses.
|Price per ECTS for EU/EEA citizens (DKK)||Price per ECTS for non- EU/EEA citizens (DKK)|
Programmes in price group 1:
- Public Health Science
- Health Science
- Global Health
Programmes in price group 2:
- Animal Science
- Health Informatics
- Human Biology
- Medicinal Chemistry
- Medicine and Technology
- Molecular Biomedicine
- Pharmaceutical Sciences
- Veterinary Medicine
To apply for admission to single courses as a guest student, you must:
have completed an education that meets the requirements
meet the academic requirements for the specific course
meet the language requirements
Enrolment in courses offered under bachelor’s programmes requires a high school diploma equivalent to the Danish upper secondary certificates.
You must also meet the specific programme requirements under which the course or courses is offered:
Enrolment in courses offered under master’s programmes requires that you have earned a relevant bachelor’s degree.
Academic requirements for the specific course:
The specific academic requirement for any given course can be found in the course description published in the University of Copenhagen's course catalogue.
As a guest student you must follow the the University of Copenhagen’s language requirements.
If you wish to take a single course at MSc level as a Ph.D.-student, you must apply using the electronic application form under ‘When and how do I apply for single courses?’
Please note that you will receive an invoice for the full course fee, which you must pay in order to enroll in the course. Following your enrollment in the course, you can choose to apply for reimbursement of the course fee. Read more about this option at the Graduate School web site.